DomPrep Journal

 

Health Systems & Surge Capacity

Featured in this issue: Hospital Surge Capacity - A Moving Target, By Theodore (Ted) Tully; Hospital Expansion Through Alternate Care Sites, By Joseph Cahill; Public Health Emergencies & the Special Needs Populations, By Bruce Clements; Understanding Surge Capacity: A Much-Needed Primer, By Raphael Barishansky; Negotiating Memorandum of Understanding for Sheltering, By Pamela Spring & Rainier C. Harvey Sr.; Your Thoughts Compared with DomPrep40's National Experts on ...Health Systems & Surge, Prepared by Craig Vanderwagen, Former HHS (Department of Health & Human Services) Assistant Secretary for Preparedness & Response; Summarized by John F. Morton; Electronic Medical Records - Potential Benefits of a "Health Cloud", By Rodrigo (Roddy) Moscoso; Leadership and Stewardship in Microeconomic Decision-Making, By Dennis R. Schrader; Preparing for Unexpected Hospital Surges, By JL Smither; and New York, Alaska, California, and Alabama, By Adam McLaughlin

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Pandemic - Preparedness & Response

Featured in this issue: H1N1: Learning from a Less-Than-Worst-Case Scenario, By Craig DeAtley; Using Regulations to Neutralize Red Tape, By Joseph Cahill; H1N1: A Lesson for Healthcare Preparedness, By Theodore (Ted) Tully; Pandemics Are In The Air, By Diana Hopkins; Compare Your Thoughts with Those From National Experts on...Pandemic Preparedness & Response, Prepared by Dr. Paul Jarris, Executive Director, ASTHO; Summarized by John F. Morton; Using NHSS "To Minimize the Risks", By Raphael M. Barishansky; Law Enforcement Pandemic Resilience: Time to Recalibrate, By Joseph Trindal; A Mall Setting in Georgia for H1N1 Vaccinations, By Elizabeth Hausauer & Connie Russell; Pandemic Preparedness: Advance Planning Is Mandatory, By JL Smither; and Maine, California, Colorado, and Mississippi, By Adam McLaughlin

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Chemical Preparedness - Progress and Pitfalls

Featured in this issue: A U.S. Responder's View of Israeli Security & Preparedness, By Glen Rudner; "By Far the Greatest Threat to U.S. Civil Aviation", By Neil C. Livingstone; The PPE & Other Basic Needs of Tactical Officers, By Richard Schoeberl; ICD - Shorthand for a Potentially Ubiquitous Threat, By Joseph Cahill; The Chemical Threat & the State of Chemical Preparedness, Prepared by Major General Stephen V. Reeves USA (Ret.); Responding to CBRNE Attacks: A Quick Primer, By JL Smither; When Catastrophe Is Compounded by Chaos & Confusion, By Theodore Tully; Department of Defense Focuses on IT Innovation, By Thomas Payne; Human IEDs Vs. Full-Body Scanning, By Joseph Trindal; The Need for Situational Awareness in a CBRNE Attack, By Jordan Nelms; Keeping It Simple - And the Need for Pre-Planning, By William Magers; The Security Checkpoints of Tomorrow, By Peter Kant; CIP: Another Role for NIMS+ICS, By Steven Grainer; & Massachusetts, Arizona, North Dakota & Nevada, By Adam McLaughlin

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Critical Infrastructure: Protection, Resilience, or Both?

Featured in this Issue: The New Preparedness Challenge: Transitioning Resilience from Theory to Reality, By Dennis Schrader; Port Recovery in Haiti: The Initial Stages, By Corey Ranslem; Has Resilience Become the New Protection?, By Leslie-Anne Levy & Monica Giovachino; GPS-Equipped Vehicles and the EMS Infrastructure, By Joseph Cahill; No Easy Choices When Facing a Nuclear-Armed Gorilla, By Neil C. Livingstone; Your Thoughts Compared with DomPrep40's National Experts on...The Security of National Infrastructure, By John F. Morton; Local Security: The Forgotten Factor in Relief Operations, By Joseph Trindal; The Principles of Infrastructure Resilience, By Scott Jackson; Lessons Learned for Critical Infrastructure, By Andrew Pearsons; and Pennsylvania, Kansas, California, and Kentucky, By Adam McLaughlin

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Special Event Security: Prepare, Plan & Protect

Featured in this issue: Emergency Planning for Special Events, By Kay C. Goss; Special-Event Planning - Processes & Procedures, By Glen Rudner; Special Events: Detail-Oriented Details, By Joseph Cahill; Citizen Involvement: Capitalizing on Terrorist Failures, By Joseph Trindal; The Multi-Tracking Evolution for Emergency Preparedness 2010 & Beyond, By Andy Nunemaker, CEO, EMSystems; Improving Individual Protection from CBRN Threats In a Down Economy: Challenges and Solutions for 2010, By Gary Dunn, Vice President of Sales & Marketing, AVON Protection Systems Inc.; New and Emerging Shelter Technology Provides Solutions for Responders, By Ron Houle, Vice President of Government Relations, DHS Systems LLC; Impact of eLearning on Hospital Emergency Preparedness, By Howard Levitin, President, DQE Inc.; Common Standards for CBRN PPE - An International Code, By Diana Hopkins; Advance Planning: The Key to Preparedness for Special Events, By JL Smither; Public Health Security for Mass Gatherings, By Bruce Clements; Vir

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FORECAST 2010

Featured in this issue: Degrees of Progress - Emergency Management: Today and Tomorrow, By Kay C. Goss; Destination Decisions: Back to the Future, Again and Again, By Joseph Cahill; An Opportunity Beckons - Converging Disaster Recovery and Infrastructure Resilience, By Dennis R. Schrader; 2010: Will It Be "The Year of the IMT"?, By Steven Grainer; Party Crashers Should Go From White House to Big House, By Bradley Blakeman; Emergency Preparedness in Healthcare - 2010 and Beyond, By Theodore (Ted) Tully; The Coast Guard Looks Ahead - A Closer Spirit of Cooperation With Local Agencies, By Corey Ranslem; First-Person Report - Forecast 2010: A New Model for Disaster Management, By Mark Merritt; The Jeff Cooper Principles: Changes Needed in Personal Defensive Preparedness, By Joseph Trindal; Hospital Preparedness 2010: Are Additional Advances Possible?, By Craig DeAtley; The Long and Winding Road of Preparedness Measurement, By Timothy Beres; and Protecting Citizens by Predicting Future Threats, By JL Smither

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BioPreparedness, The Shifting Parameters

Featured in this issue: DMORT Teams and Their Role in MFIs, By Frank P. Saul; Biopreparedness and the Hydra of Bioterrorism, By Diana Hopkins; Mortuary Services & The Lessons Learned From Real-Life Tragedy, By Jennifer Smither; Expanded-Duty EMS: Heavy Rescue, By Joseph Cahill; Field-Based Tracking: Real-Time Data Sharing Comes of Age, By Rodrigo (Roddy) Moscoso; Expanding the Definition of Public Health, By Raphael Barishansky; New and Emerging Al Qaeda Threats, By Neil C. Livingstone; Supply on Demand: The Strategic National Stockpile, By Kate Rosenblatt; Ham Radio - An Emergency Tool for Public Health, By Barry Kanne; Case Study: Influenza Preparedness in Marin County, By Mary Lilley; Iran's Long Reach Into the U.S. Homeland, By Neil C. Livingstone; and Kansas & Oklahoma, Nebraska, Arkansas, and Washington, D.C., By Adam McLaughlin

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Time Waiting/Time Wasted: Maximizing Use of 'The Golden Minutes'

Featured in this issue: SAMU & EMS: The Principle Differences, By Joseph Cahill; Mass-Casualty/Medical-Surge Capabilities: Closing the Gap, By Kay C. Goss; Understanding Public Health Mutual Aid, By Raphael Barishansky; NIMS & ICS: The Next Level, By Steven Grainer; Telemedicine: Funding Increases & Rapid-Paced Development, By Diana Hopkins; Organophosphates: A Clearly Present Danger, By John Temperilli; The Unglamorous Side: Parking Lots, Manhole Covers, and Homeland Security, By Neil C. Livingstone; HLS & EM: Blueprinting the Future, By Dennis R. Schrader; Communicating with the Public During a Pandemic Influenza, By Amanda Rhyne & Sarah Weiss; and Alabama, California, Illinois, and Louisiana, By Adam McLaughlin

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Preparedness California Style

Featured in this issue: A Letter to Domestic Preparedness Readers, By Nancy L. Ward; Team Typing & Other Innovations: The California Way, By Jan R. Dunbar; California Focuses on Mass-Fatality Management Planning, By Robert Gerber; CARD's Incident Command System for Community Responders, By Ana-Marie Jones; GIS Use During San Diego's Wildfires, By Mary Lilley; Expanded Duty for EMS Techs: Tactical Decisions, By Joseph Cahill; 'Train As You Will Respond': CDP Hits Half Million Milestone, By Kate Rosenblatt; Public Health, EMS, Emergency Management: Partners in Preparedness, By Kay C. Goss; Agricultural Incidents and Effective Multi-Agency Coordination, By Frank Castro-Wehr & Mark Ghilarducci; and California, Wyoming, and New York, By Adam McLaughlin

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'C' Is For Credentials, Time is of The Essence

The Development of National Standards for Credentialing, By Diana Hopkins; A New and Challenging Era for Rural Homeland Security, By Jonathan A. Dudek; Emergency Services Credentialing: FEMA Leads the Way, By Kay C. Goss; Qualifications, Credentials, and a Need for Speed, By Glen Rudner; National Recovery Doctrine: The Next Preparedness Frontier, By Dennis R. Schrader; EMS: Increased Emphasis on the Medical Aspect, By Joseph Cahill; Responding to Incidents in a Neighboring Port, By Corey Ranslem; Fusion Centers & Public Health Agencies: Unlikely or Natural Partners?, By Adam Bulava; Managing the SNS Stockpile: A Case Study, By Joseph Cahill; and California, Connecticut, and Texas, By Adam McLaughlin

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